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Property from a Private Northeastern Collection



Property from a Private Northeastern Collection



1857 - 1932


signed Giuseppe Signorini, inscribed Paris and indistinctly further inscribed (lower right)

watercolor and gouache on card 

card: 16⅜ by 12¼ in.; 41.6 by 31.1 cm

framed: 27½ by 21½ in.; 69.9 by 54.6 cm

Watercolor and gouache on card, examined out of the frame and in the mat. The card is taped to the front mat along all edges. The surface is in generally good condition, aside from minor surface dirt and dust; some minor, scattered foxing; and very fine craquelure to the more thickly painted areas along the side of the piano at center right. The colors remain fresh.

Framed in a gold frame with classical motifs and in a green mat. Ready to hang in its current state.

The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Sale: Barridoff Galleries, Portland, Maine, August 2, 2000, lot 169

Acquired at the above sale